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Sweet Season A Sportswriter Rediscovers Football, Family, and a Bit of Faith at Minnesota's St. John's University

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ISBN-10: 0060505842

ISBN-13: 9780060505844

Edition: N/A

Authors: Austin Murphy

List price: $13.99
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Description:

After fifteen years as a Sports Illustrated writer, pleading for interviews with large men in possession of larger egos, Austin Murphy decides to bail out. The time has come, he concludes, to fly beneath the radar of big-league sports, to while away a season with the Johnnies. So, he moves his family to the middle of Minnesota to chronicle a season at St. John's, a Division III program that has reached unparalleled success under the unorthodox guidance of John "Gags" Gagliardi. The Sweet Season is an account of what happens when a family pulls up stakes and spends months in a strange and wonderful place. It is also, not incidentally, the story of the most incredible football program in the…    
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Book details

List price: $13.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/20/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Austin Murphy is a senior writer at Sports Illustrated. He lives in northern California with his wife and their two children.